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The Second Kingdom Book I: A Christmas Mystery
The Warfield family is sliding into the darkness of their age: bad news in the media, personal losses in the family, and the apparent end of Christian influence in the culture have made them ready to give in to despair. But a strangely hopeful radio broadcast at Christmas begins to bring back the light, and sends daughter Rebekah on a quest to solve the mystery of John the Broadcaster.
But enemies are dogging John’s trail, and it may be that the one voice of hope will be silenced forever. Meanwhile, it is becoming clearer to Rebekah that there is much more to this mysterious broadcaster than meets the ear. Join Rebekah and her family in a quest for hope in The Second Kingdom Book I: A Christmas Mystery. Available now from Family Lore Audio Adventures.
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“Newsom understands the meaning of story for a Christian…Stories—along with words—contain immense power, and we should use that power, aided by Grace, wisely. When we do, Newsom reminds us, we pursue the Good, the True, and the Beautiful. And, the words we read—for good or ill—have power…Therefore, we must always be vigilant—as parents, teachers, and Christians—about the books we read, the books our children read, and the books our friends read. As long as we rely on the Grace of the Logos, we will do well and good, and the whole of western and Christian civilization may very well be renewed, refreshed, and reformed. Armed with imagination and devout dedication to Christ, Tolkien, Lewis, and Newsom are leading the way. Swords drawn, let us follow…and slay dragons.”Bradley J. Birzer
“William Chad Newsom has accomplished some very important work with this book. Many modern Christian parents do not grasp the importance of story to their children’s spiritual and moral health. But not just any story will do. Using the stories of two of the twentieth century’s most gifted and important story-tellers, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, Newsom provides very shrewd and practical help to parents who want to grow in their love of story, along with their children.”Douglas Wilson
“This readable book is excellent for parents who wish to have a deep quality of communication with their children. It will also be very useful for librarians and primary school teachers, and those in churches who have responsibilities with children. The author has a firm grasp of the books of Tolkien and Lewis for children, and why they are such powerful examples of Christian writing for today’s world. William Chad Newsom reminds us to savour and treasure the work of two great storytellers who were masters of incarnating Christian meaning in powerful and enduring symbols.”Colin Duriez
“[The Nicholas Book] is a delightful tale, with a lovable family, in an interesting town. The mystery makes the book a page-turner, and the discovery of the answers to the questions posed regarding Santa keep one reading to the last page. Light a fire, pour a mug of hot chocolate, and enjoy this Christmas Story.”Nancy Carpentier Brown